Adolescent Brain Development

This eModule explores the adolescent brain and provides an in depth understanding, along with tips and tools that youth mentors can use to guide and support the attainment of a young person’s goals. Also available in Spanish

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WiSTEM2D Youth Programs Orientation

This eModule provides a general overview of Johnson & Johnson’s WiSTEM2D initiative, the STEM2D philosophy, and general roles and responsibilities.

It is designed for mentors, site coordinators and program partners of the the global Johnson &Johnson funded WiSTEM2D program.

WiSTEM2D Volunteer Orientation

This eModule helps volunteers/youth navigators spark STEM2D enchantment and excitement among girls, tell their story, engage girls, and facilitate group dynamics.

WiSTEM2D Team Lead Orientation

This eModule helps team leads understand their role in the WiSTEM2D initiative, provides practical planning advice, including how to register the event with Talent for Good, select the venue and student activity, and recruit volunteers. It also reviews the data collection process and STEM2D resources available to team leads.

Live Event! Sparking Girls’ Interest in STEM²D Careers

Angela Shenton (Sr. Director, IT Procurement, Johnson & Johnson) and Lisa Johnson (Director, National Institute for Work and Learning, FHI360) co-hosted this STEM2D Live Event, which explored the importance of engaging and mentoring girls along STEM²D career paths. Brenda Okereke (Rutgers University School of Engineering student) and Gloria Candelario Hossri (J&J volunteer mentor) shared their experiences working together in the J&J Bridge to Employment Program. Teshell Ponteen Green (FHI360 Technical Officer) also led participants through two STEM²D activities during the episode.

STEM2D Student Activities Series Overview

The STEM2D Student Activities series includes interactive and fun, hands-on activities for girls and young women, ages 12–18, globally. All activities are aligned with research-based theory and the STEM2D philosophy. This guide helps youth navigators (individuals working with young people) select and implement the activities.

Go to STEM2D.org to see all STEM2D Student Activities and Ignite! activities.

Bridge to Employment Fact Sheet Overview

Launched by Johnson & Johnson in 1992, Bridge to Employment (BTE) inspires young people (14 to 18 years old) to stay in school, excel academically, and elevate their career aspirations. This fact sheet is an overview of the BTE initiative, NIWL’s role, key data and evaluation results.

Compass Rose Collaborative Fact Sheet

The Compass Rose Collaborative works to improve the education and employment outcomes of young adults after their involvement in the U.S. criminal justice system. This fact sheet is an overview of the collaborative’s community partners, key data and highlights of evaluation results.

Pre-Apprenticeship Curriculum (Coming Soon!)

This pre-apprenticeship curriculum is designed to prepare people for an apprenticeship program and includes hands-on activities and self-guided sessions that are applicable to all professions.

To request access, email us at: niwl@fhi360.org

Webinar: From Surviving to Thriving

On April 1, 2020, CLASP and FHI 360 hosted a webinar on supporting young adults with transformation, reentry, and connections to employment. We discussed how communities are connecting young adults who have been impacted by the criminal justice system to employment, education pathways, and supportive services.